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Ethical & Legal Concepts in Healthcare•Bethany E. Lose•HCA 340: Managing in Health & Human Services•Professor Elizabeth Pepmiller•28 January 2019
ContosPharmaceuticalsMedical ethics is the application of moral standards in healthcare that is meant to benefit the patient.Medical laws and regulations are enacted to not only regulate human behavior but to prevent harm to others.Introduction:.
ContosPharmaceuticals•Control the behaviour of medical professionals.•Show commitment and integrity to patients.•Offers protection to patients.•Provides better quality of care.Ethics in HealthcareApplying one’s moral and value system to a career in healthcare.
ContosoPharmaceuticalsThe Five Ethical PrinciplesPatient Self-DeterminationPatient’s have the right to make their own decisions. Fiduciary DutyObligation of healthcare organizations to provide the best care possible. BeneficenceMoral obligation to act for the benefit of others.NonmaleficenceEthical responsibility to do no harm.